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Petrol and diesel were the most common hazardous substances, causing the majority of hospitalisation relating to flammable materials (67 incidents), smoke and flames (21 incidents), and organic solvents/hydrocarbons (23 incidents),...
Children (0–14 years) are most likely to be injured from hazardous substances in the home through unintentional ingestion, with 0 - 4 year olds being most affected.
In 2020–2021, occupational lead notification rates for Pacific Peoples (11.
Lead-based paint is responsible for over a third of non-occupational lead notifications, 142 cases since 2017. It also results in the second highest median blood lead level, 0.
Here are some of the key facts from our latest factsheet on "Non-melanoma skin cancer deaths". In 2018, 204 people died from non-melanoma skin cancer in New Zealand.
Here are some of the key facts from our latest factsheet on "Mosquito-borne diseases in New Zealand".